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Title: Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar to William Belknap, 1 July 1870

Date: July 1, 1870

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July 1, 1870.

Hon. Wm. W. Belknap.

Secretary of War.

Sir:

I enclose herewith an official copy of a letter directing the U. S. Attorney for Wyoming Territory to enter a nolle prosequi on the indictment against John Richard, Jr., and also an official copy of the U. S. Attorney's reply to that letter. No pardon has been issued.

Very respectfully, your obd't serv't.

E. R. Hoar,

Attorney General.


Case of John Richard, (Wyoming)


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